Roy Hill Stacker & Reclaimer Installation

Samsung C&T
Construction site
Pilbara, WA Western Australia
2014 – 2015

KAEFER (formerly G&S Engineering Services) was contracted to carry out the SMP&EI installation at the Roy Hill Mine.

Our Scope

KAEFER was contracted to carry out the Structural, Mechanical, Piping and Electrical Instrumentation (SMP&EI) installation of one fixed Stacker, two mobile Stackers capable of stacking ore at a rate of 5,500tph and one Reclaimer with a reclaiming rate of 14,000 tph at the Roy Hill Mine.

All machines were pre-assembled offshore and supplied in a modular configuration. The onsite assembly involved a multitude of large single and dual crane lifts throughout the build process. Works encompassed:

  • Supply of erection cranes (over 10 cranes onsite, ranging up to 600 Tonne in size);
  • Supply of construction offices, cribs and ablutions;
  • Co-ordinating the component deliveries around site utilising the Self Propelled Mobile Transporters;
  • Design and supply of temporary boom stands;
  • Supply of all tools and gear;
  • Supply of management and labour with a peak loading of ~160 people onsite;
  • Preparation of lift plans (largest lift being 260 Tonnes single crane lift);
  • Installation of electrical cable, instruments and lights;
  • Installation of lube and hydraulic systems;
  • Simultaneous SMP&EI installation of four machines; and
  • Verification of vendor supplied components.
  • Pre-commissioning of all machines.
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